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TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc.
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Second quarter production of 27,700 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp.
VANCOUVER, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc.
VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc.
Copper used in brass doorknobs and faucet handles has an antimicrobial effect, but when the hands touching these objects are sweaty – the effect can be mitigated, according to a new study in the journal Applied Surface Science.
DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v95lsz/china_magnesium)
MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Zinc Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)
Zinc supplements reduce diarrhoea and other infections in malnourished children, and may prevent death.
Metals Naturally Occurring Constituents in Healthy Soils LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose
Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".
Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...
Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.
Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...
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